West Midlands new homes round-up - the latest new build homes in the region

Posted 12 May 2017 by Rebecca Burns

The WhatHouse? team takes a look at the latest new build homes in the West Midlands covering Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire

With several spots in the West Midlands highlighted in a recent Sunday Times list of the "Best places to live" in the UK, in our latest round-up of new developments we've put the spotlight on this conveniently central part of the country.

We have found new homes available at sites in Staffordshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Coventry, some of which offer rural locations and others a more urban setting – and many of which have options suitable for first-time buyers as well as downsizers, larger families and buy-to-let investors.

 

Wychbury Fields in Hagley, Worcestershire (CALA Homes)

Wychbury Fields (CALA Homes)One- to five-bedroom properties are available at Wychbury Fields on the fringes of Hagley village, with selected apartments available exclusively to local buyers at a discounted price. This well-established development is designed around a garden village concept within a parkland setting, surrounded by mature woodland. Dudley and Kidderminster are about seven miles away and Birmingham 15 miles, making it a popular location for commuters.

The discounted one- and two-bedroom apartments offer contemporary open plan living and are capped at 70% of market value, with the one-bedroom properties priced from £119,950. They are available to eligible buyers who live or work in the area covered by Bromsgrove District Council or who have a local family connection.

“These new apartments offer fantastic value for local people and an affordable way for first-time buyers to secure their first home in a great location," says Gill Sabin, sales and marketing director for CALA Homes Midlands. "To be considered for the scheme, purchasers must be over 18, have a household income of less than £60,000 per annum, have a good credit history and be purchasing for their sole main residence.”

The development also offers larger three-, four- and five-bedroom homes for those looking to move up the property ladder.

Prices: From £119,950 to local buyers eligible for a discount.

Find out more about Wychbury Fields from CALA Homes

 

Radford Gardens in Hereford, Herefordshire (Keepmoat)

Radford Gardens (Keepmoat)This brand new scheme in Hereford is made up of two-, three- and four-bedroom homes and a “community hub”, which will include a café available to host activities for the whole community. Offers such as Help to Buy mean that aspiring home owners could find the remaining properties there more affordable than they might think.

Located just south of the River Wye, Radford Gardens is conveniently close to local shops and well-respected schools. It is also only two miles from the city centre, and the same distance from Hereford railway station, while the M50 motorway is only a 20-minute drive away.

Prices: Only one house style is now available: a three-bedroom home priced from £177,500.

Find out more at www.keepmoat.com or call 01432 818 061.

 

Saxon Manor in Tamworth, Staffordshire (Morris Homes)

Saxon Manor (Morris Homes)Set in the peaceful suburbs of the thriving old market town of Tamworth, Saxon Manor is a family-friendly development of two-, three- and four-bedroom properties including apartments, semi-detached homes and detached properties – appealing to a wide range of buyers.

For prospective buyers with children, Tamworth is home to numerous schools, including some 27 primary schools and five secondary schools, a sixth form centre, and a branch of South Staffordshire College. The historic shopping centre of the “Old Town” is just over two miles away from the development, and the wider area is home to many popular family attractions such as Drayton Manor theme park, lovely river walks, and local country parks.

For commuters, the town's two railway stations, Tamworth railway station and the smaller Wilnecote train station, together offer a variety of services including trains to Stafford, Birmingham and London, amongst many other destinations.

Prices: Current availability include three-bedroom homes from £244,750 and four-bedroom homes from £314,750.

Find out more about Saxon Manor

 

St James' Gate in Weddington near Nuneaton, Warwickshire (Barratt Homes)

St James' Gate (Barratt Homes)St James’ Gate will bring a range of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom homes to the green northern fringes of Nuneaton, just a five minute drive from the town centre, offering a pleasant rural location that also benefits from excellent commuter links and a great choice of local schools.

Situated next to rolling, green farmland, St James’ Gate is just a 20-minute walk from Nuneaton train station; a five minute drive from the town centre and all its shops, bars and restaurants; and an eight minute drive from Ropewalk Shopping Centre. There are also supermarkets nearby for weekly shops, and it is ideal for commuters thanks to easy connections via the A5, M69, M6 and M1.

Prices: From £269,995 to £361,995 for three- and four-bedroom homes.

Find out more about St James’ Gate from Barratt Homes

 

Deram Parke in Coventry (Barratt Homes)

Deram Parke (Barratt Homes)Set on the edge of the city of Coventry, close to Canley and Warwick University,and just a short drive or bus ride away from the centre, this development will incorporate a selection of contemporary one- and two-bedroom apartments and two-, three-, four- and five/six-bedroom homes.

With options to suit first-time buyers, downsizers, investors and families, Deram Park is right next to the popular Prior Deram Park, which includes a children's play area, a multi-use games area, a zip-wire, community art projects and wild flower planting. It also has numerous schools nearby for children of all ages. Commuters can gain easy access to the M42, the M45 and Canley train station, which has services to Birmingham New Street northbound and to London Euston via Northampton southbound.

When it comes to local amenities, there are a choice of supermarkets and leisure facilities within a five-minute drive of the development, while the city centre is about 12 minutes' away by car, offering a superb mix of both high street and independent shops and a great choice of bars, restaurants and entertainment options.

Prices: To be released soon.

View more new homes from Barratt Homes

 

Shepherd's Rest in Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire (David Wilson Homes)

Shepherd's Rest (David Wilson Homes)Launching soon in this peaceful residential area of Burton-upon-Trent, Shepherd’s Rest will offer its residents lovely views of the Staffordshire countryside as well as access to a wide range of amenities just a few miles away in the town centre.

There is a community orchard to enjoy; plenty of public greens and open spaces with mature trees; and lovely walks along the banks of the River Trent. Meanwhile, commuters can easily reach regional towns and cities via the A38, the A511 and the A50, with Birmingham, Derby and Leicester all within an hour's drive, and families with school-aged children have a choice of outstanding schooling options within the local vicinity, including some within walking distance of the development.

Prices: To be confirmed.

View more developments from David Wilson Homes

 

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